• Patent Engineer
  • FR
  • EN

Qualifications / Education

PhD in organic chemistry (Concordia University (Montréal, Canada) and Aix-Marseille University (Marseille, France))
University diploma on patent law, CEIPI, University of Strasbourg, France


After completing her PhD in organic chemistry (co-shared between Canada and France), dealing with fluorescent glycodendrimers and their biological applications, Virginie worked for 10 years in academic research, including 5 years in France (ENS Lyon, CBM Orléans) as research engineer and 5 years in Asia (Seoul, South Korea, and Fukuoka, Japan) as a senior researcher. Her field of research was organic chemistry and photophysics for applications spanning from materials (optoelectronic / organic electronic) to bioimaging.

In 2022 she graduated from CEIPI (Center for Intellectual Property Studies, Strasbourg) and joined Office Freylinger in May 2022 as a patent engineer.


Practice Areas

  • Materials science (metallurgy, electronics, polymers, semiconductors)
  • Steelmaking (blast furnaces, coke plants, rolling mills)
  • Cosmetics
  • Nanomaterials
  • Automotive equipment
  • Mechanical devices
  • Chemistry in general
  • Drafting and prosecuting patent application
  • Patent analyses and searches
  • Opinions on patentability
  • Opposition against granted patents